Information and Resources
This Natural Resources Defense Council report describes the environmental and public health impacts of pollution generated by factory farms. Includes activist contacts and resources.
Provides state legislative information along with documents related to state and local government. (Washburn University School of Law)
Links for each state, with current information about farm size, financial status, rural employment, land use, and more. (USDA)
State and Local Government
- County Links for Montana
- Montana DEQ Air Monitoring
- Montana Department of Agriculture
- Montana Department of Environmental Quality
- Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
- Montana Department of Labor & Insdustry
- Montana Water Resources Division
A Great Plains public-interest law center working as advocates for clean, safe, and healthy communities. They’ve recently release a report titled “Public Heath and Livestock Confinements: Identifying Threats to Human Health” that’s a valuable resource to anyone dealing with the effects of CAFOs in their community.
A grassroots conservation and family agriculture group that organizes Montana citizens to protect water quality, family farms and ranches, and unique quality of life.
Information about discharge permits. (Montana Department of Environmental Quality)